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Greg Rahn

Pacific Union College men’s basketball coach Greg Rahn talks to his team during a timeout during its 77-71 home win over Cal State Maritime on Jan. 19 in Angwin.

The Pacific Union College men’s basketball team has lost its last two games, falling to host Menlo College in Atherton, 86-54, and The Master’s University of Santa Clarita, Calif., 92-74, in Angwin. Both were nonconference games.

In the loss to Menlo, the Pioneers were led by Brandon Franklin (11 points, three rebounds), Jayson Marquez (10 points), Rae Hubbard (nine points, three rebounds, two assists), Dreymon Jones (six points), Jeremiah Blandin (four rebounds), Devon Pinnock (three assists), Julien Boyd (three rebounds), and Noel Briones (three rebounds).

In the loss to The Master’s, the Pioneers were led by Chris Camper (22 points on 7-of-17 shooting, 4-of-8 from three-point distance, five rebounds, two steals), Hubbard (15 points on 5-of-7 shooting, 3-of-4 from three-point range, six rebounds, four assists), Blandin (13 points, six rebounds, two blocks), Marquez (12 points, five rebounds, four assists), Pinnock (five points), Joseph Scott (six rebounds), Briones (two assists), and Franklin (two assists).

Pacific Union (1-4 overall) continues its season on Dec. 15 with a nonconference game at Notre Dame De Namur University in Belmont.

Greg Rahn is in his fourth year as PUC’s head coach.

Season ends for Cal Poly volleyball

The season for the Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo volleyball team ended in the first round of the NCAA Tournament last week.

After beating Denver, 3-0, Cal Poly lost to host UCLA at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, 3-1.

Torrey Van Winden had 20 kills on a .500 attack percentage and 21 points and her sister, Adlee Van Winden, had six kills on a .200 attack percentage, 12 digs and seven points for Cal Poly in the match against Denver.

In the loss to UCLA, Torrey Van Winden had 16 kills on a .145 attack percentage, 18 digs and 18.5 points. Adlee Van Winden had 11 kills on a .235 attack percentage, 14 digs and 11 points.

Torrey is a sophomore outside hitter. Adlee is a junior outside hitter.

They are Vintage High School graduates and are from Napa.

Cal Poly, the Big West Conference champion, finishes the season 27-3. The loss to UCLA broke the Mustangs’ 22-match winning streak.

Imhoff leads way for Carroll

Ryan Imhoff scored a team-high 34 points on 12-of-27 shooting and had seven rebounds, four assists and three steals in 44 minutes to lead the Carroll College (Helena, Montana) men’s basketball team over Montana State University-Northern, 99-90, in overtime last week in Havre, Montana.

Imhoff, a Napa High graduate, was 9-of-11 from the free-throw line.

Imhoff scored 17 points on 6-of-8 shooting and had six rebounds, two assists and four steals in 28 minutes as Carroll beat the University of Providence last week in Great Falls, Montana, 86-76.

Carroll is 8-0 overall, 2-0 in the Frontier Conference.

CIF State Volleyball Championships

Archbishop Mitty-San Jose won its 14th title at the 2017 CIF State Volleyball Championships at Santiago Canyon College in Orange.

Mitty beat Mater Dei-Santa Ana, 3-0, in the Open Division.

Southern California won four of six division matches over the two days at the 40th annual event.

Mitty won its sixth consecutive state championship.

In other matches:

* Division I: Santa Margarita-Rancho Santa Margarita defeated James Logan-Union City, 3-0.

* Division II: Sierra Canyon-Chatsworth defeated Sacred Heart Prep-Atherton, 3-0.

* Division III: Point Loma-San Diego defeated Lincoln-San Francisco, 3-0.

* Division IV: Presentation-San Jose defeated Rancho Bernardo-San Diego, 3-2.

* Division V: Maranatha Christian-San Diego defeated San Marin-Novato, 3-0.


Executive Sports Editor

Executive Sports Editor Marty James has been with the Napa Valley Register since 1979. He is a member of the Associated Press Sports Editors, California Prep Sportswriters Association, and the California Golf Writers Association. He was inducted into the